GRAPHIC  DESIGN 

 INTERNSHIP 

 ENHANCE YOUR 

 CREATIVITY 

 

 START YOUR CAREER 

 GAIN INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE 

 

 JOB OVERVIEW 

This position demands creative flair and up-to-date knowledge of industry software. You would be learning from one of Gold Coast's most rebellious and kick-ass communications and creative agency's with a variety of projects under its belt and national and international clients. You will be part of an experienced and dynamic team with the chance to learn what is expected in the design industry, make new contacts and if you impress us with your eager to learn attitude a position may be available at the end.

Can’t wait to be a part of our team and experience new opportunities? Keep reading!

 

 YOUR KEY TASKS 

CONCEPT

CREATION

TYPE SETTING

LAYOUT

BRANDING

SETTING UP DESIGNS FOR PRINT

 THE PROGRAMS YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW 

ILLUSTRATOR

INDESIGN

PHOTOSHOP

MAILCHIMP

 EXTRAS YOU NEED TO KNOW 

• You must have your own laptop with minimum Adobe CC 2015

 

• You will be required to work one day a week onsite for a one month internship

 

• All our Graphic Design Internships are voluntary/unpaid as they focus on supervision & training to benefit you, NOT on photocopying and coffee making duties. The internship will assist you in taking a big step towards your dream career.
 

• Remember, This is your chance to show us what you have - THIS IS YOUR REBELLIOUS ADDITION to join the team

 SKILLS YOU WILL OBTAIN 

 Time management - Juggling multiple deadlines at once

• Industry standard speeds - No, you can't take 4 hours for the first round of logos! Ain't nobody got time for that

• Refining your Typography skills -THIS ISN'T OKAY

• Creative thinking / Concept brainstorming - Pinterest is good... but no one likes a sheep

• Print Design / Pre Press - Bleed... no, not the after-effects of a paper cut

• Layout skills 
• Communication - You must become a mind reader  

• Become more familiar with Adobe Suite and it's shortcuts

• Creating Logos and brands based on their business personality (not someone else's design inspo)

• Critical and Analytical thinking and design - Repeat after me 'EVERYTHING must have a purpose'

• Listening to and translating briefs -

• Patience and liaising with clients - Most the time they have zero understanding of the design process

• Receiving constructive feedback on your artwork - This will get easier and easier with time!

• Profreading - .......... *She smirks*

• Sales - Why you may ask? You are the expert and you need to know how to sell your designs to your clients and explain

   why you have done certain things and why it suits them and their vision

• Modifying photos

• Teamwork - Learning to work Rebel style

• Verbal and written communication

• Working both collaboratively and solo on a project

• Basic marketing to help with promotional designs

 

 SKILLS YOU WILL OBTAIN 

TIME MANAGMENT

Juggling multiple deadlines at once

 

INDUSTRY SPEEDS

No, you can't take 4 hours for the first round of logos! Ain't nobody got time for that

 

REFINING YOUR TYPOGRAPHY SKILLS

THIS ISN'T OKAY

 

CREATIVE THINKING / BRAINSTORMING

Pinterest is good... but no one likes a sheep

 

PRINT DESIGN + PRE-PRESS

Bleed... no, not the after-effects of a paper cut

 

LAYOUT SKILLS
 

COMMUNICATION

You must become a mind reader

 

BECOME MORE FAMILIAR WITH ADOBE SUITE

 

CREATING VISUAL IDENTITY BASED ON CLIENTS PERSONALITY

 

CRITICAL THINKING AND ANALYTICAL DESIGN

Repeat after me 'EVERYTHING must have a purpose

 

LISTENING TO + TRANSLATING BRIEFS

 

PATIENCE LIAISING WITH CLIENTS

Most the time they have zero understanding of the design process

 

RECEIVING CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK

This will get easier and easier with time!

PROFREADING

*She smirks*

 

SALES

Why you may ask? You are the expert and you need to know how to sell your  designs to your clients and explain  why you have done certain things and why it suits them and their vision

 

MODIFYING/EDITING PHOTOS

 

TEAMWORK

Learning to work Rebel style

 

VERBAL + WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

 

WORKING BOTH COLLABORATIVELY 

+ SOLO ON PROJECTS

 

BASIC MARKETING TO HELP YOU DESIGN

WITH STRATEGY

 

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